ESSENCE Poll: How Do You Celebrate Milestone Birthdays?
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First Lady Michelle Obama is turning big 5-0 on January 17 and President Obama has already begun making sure that his wife celebrates the milestone accordingly. 

The President and their daughters left Hawaii late Saturday after a 15-day holiday vacation on the island but, as an early birthday gift, Mrs. Obama stayed behind to enjoy the island with friends for a few extra days. Nice job Mr. President! 

Whether it’s a tropical getaway for 50 or a big party for 21, people tend to celebrate big when it comes to milestone birthdays. How do you like to celebrate?

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